Candide —
Journal for Architectural Knowledge

Candide No. 11 — 06/2019 — Essay

Adrian Heints

Remissio is a bench. All over Germany it is the backdrop to waiting. Remissio benches are part of the standard equipment found in stations operated by DB Station & Service AG.

They are as widespread and numerous as they are unremarkable in appearance. And yet a Remissio bench is not an object lacking significance, because it is both a familiar companion and a mandatory part of everyday German life.

Candide No. 11, 06/2019